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Still Life with Flowers, Shells, a Shark's Head, and Petrifications

Antoine Berjon, French, 1754 - 1843

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
1819

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
42 1/2 × 34 9/16 inches (108 × 87.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 399, European Art 1500-1850, third floor

Accession Number:
1981-62-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Edith H. Bell Fund, 1981

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Provenance

Sale, Sotheby's, London, November 26, 1980, lot 14 [1]; with P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., London; sold to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, October 26, 1981. 1. Sotheby's has no record of prior owners (communication of January 28, 2004, curatorial file), nor does Colnaghi (letter of July 27, 2005).


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